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our ambassador in London--and I were walking around. He was showing
Time, Inc.'s London man.
And at a certain point he sort of toddled off in the
direction of the bushes, and then he stopped, turned around, and
said, “Gentlemen, would you join me?” [laughter] And the four of us
stood around the bush--no photographers. You know, he showed us all
around the house. I'll always remember--he had a great picture of
the landing in Normandy hanging up on the wall over a couch. He
jumped up on this couch to grab the picture--and I was sure he was
going to fall flat on his back, but he didn't, he was quite
athletic--God, how old was he then? Seventy-five?
What year was this, do you know?
Can't place it?
Sounds like 1948, about. 1949. Then we went back to
London. We negotiated some more and some more, until finally the
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